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Alex Straker



Simon Blakey

Alex is a writer and journalist from London.  He is currently part of the Soho Theatre Young Writer’s programme and in 2013 took part in the Second Light Industry Mentoring Scheme.  He was also selected from amongst 600 applicants to take part in prestigious writing school for the online series EASTENDERS: E20.  Alex regularly contributes to the Independent Online as an Arts Blogger where his articles are frequently on the ‘most read’ list.

He is a recent participant on the BBC Holby City shadow Scheme and was included in the ‘BBC New Talent Hotlist 2017’ as an emerging new talent of the future.

Credits include:

6 x 30’ episode

In Development:

Original pilot and series outline, 60’

Original pilot and series outline, 60’
Won:  BFI & Clerkenwell Films ‘Best TV Pitch’ Competition – 2010

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